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: the son-in-law of usama bin laden is in the u.s. awaiting court appearance. the spokesman suleman was picked up overseas and is facing criminal charges here. that is creating an uproar on capitol hill. there are new questions what about has happened about all the information captured and recovered during the raid that killed bin laden almost two years ago. to date, intelligence sources say 17 documents out of hundreds of thousands recovered have been made public. why? chief intelligence correspondent catherine herridge has the story. >> reporter: this seven-page indictment charged the al-qaeda spokeman and son-in-law of usama bin laden con pyring to kill -- conspiring to kill american citizens. without discussing details, the chairman of the intelligence committee said this is a significant capture. >> his history is somebody active and engaugeed in al-qaeda, spent some time in iran. the southern part of iran conducting or planning operations, doing facilitatio facilitation. >> reporter: the operative was brought to the u.s. several days ago and has been cooperating with authoriti
laws of the united states for the president to authorize the military to use lethal force within the territory of the united state states." >> in your letter to senator paul earlier in week you left open the possibility of using lethal force against citizens in extraordinary circumstance on u.s. soil. can you agree that no scenario is it appropriate to use arm drone on u.s. soil to strike an american citizen? >> i said the government has no intention to carry out drone strikes in the united states. it's hard for me to imagine a situation in which that would occur. >> holder said lawmakers could not flock drone use. >> congress has authority to pass a law prohibit the president's ability to use drone aircraft and use lethal force against american citizens on u.s. soil. >> i'm not sure such a bill would be constitutional. >> under pressure this week, the administration provided handful of 11 government memos that justified the expanded drop campaign. only on a restricted basis to the 15 senators on the intelligence committee. they want less secrecy from the obama administration. >>
is the gun control fight in illinois? last week a republican lawmaker compared a proposed law to castration. correspondent mike tobin says much of the disagreement boils down to a divide between chicago and the rest of the state. >> on chicago's mean streets, neighborhoods like lawndale and inglewood, gun violence is part of nearly every night. kids are caught in the crossfire. city leaders seized on the emotion of tragedies like the sandy hook elementary school massacre to push for stiffer fun penalties. >> this is an opportunity to push an agenda? >> and connect nationally. this is an american child. >> shots fired. >> chicago leaders are calling for a 3-1/2-year mandatory minimum sentence for illegal gun possession guarantees that convicts won't be released after serving a fraction of the time. >> increasing penalties, and requiring criminals to serve their punishment. we not only protect our children, our families and our communities. but we also prevent retaliatory killings that plague our neighborhoods. >> different sentences will mean more people in illinois prisons. but they are bur
democrats of for. finance campaign laws. >> focusing on reducing money in politics not putting gasoline on the fire. >> with his traditional allies outraged they hope on to spur an investigation. >> the idea that the white house is going to have this group, which is so clearly tied in with the presidential staff and not violated the various federal rules against lobbying the congress is problematic. >> roves' super pac after president bush left office accuses the president of getting big money out of politics. >> i don't want somebody else pulling my strings. we have to change how business is done in washington. >> pressure is mounting but no sign that white house is going to reverse course and most shameless sale of access since the clintons were accused of renting the white house to their al and we'll head live to caracas after a quick break. ♪ (train horn) vo: wherever our trains go, the economy comes to life. norfolk southern. one line, infinite possibilities. it's not what you think. it's a phoenix with 4 wheels. it's a hawk with night vision goggles. it's marching to the beat of
's son-in-law in criminal court instead of a military tribunal. we're back not only with the panel but for the friday lightning round with our panel. so, we now learn that sulaiman abu ghaith has been in u.s. custody for a week and was only charged after he stopped talking, supposedly, steve. the u.s. was have a railroad of being able to bring terrornist to court and convict them in criminal court. what practical effect do you think the decision is here to go in criminal court rather than a military tribunal? >> a lot of it depends when he was mirandizeed and how much information he gave us before he was mirandizeed. we heard that story from the obama administration after the airplane bomber. gave us everything we could want to know in 50 minutes. that is a harder sell here in particular because faith abu ghaith was in iran. and the indict reads extensively about his activities in iran in 2002. he is potentially somebody who could give us a lot of information about the network, the al-qaeda network operating in iran which the obama administration has in the past. >> chris: chuck? >
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